The White Lotus’ Jon Gries Makes NYFW Surprise Appearance

Increasing his resumé! The White Lotus star Jon Gries made a shock look at New York Trend Week — by strutting down the runway in his modeling debut.

Gries, 65, walked the catwalk at Eckhaus Latta’s vogue present for the designer’s fall 2023 ready-to-wear assortment on Saturday, February 11. The Males in Black actor donned a mohair-style sweater and beige pants alongside together with his finest smize for the occasion, which came about on the Decrease East Aspect’s historic Essex Market.

Following his large second, Gries took to social media to submit clips from the present and jokingly share reactions from followers who have been shocked to see him taking part within the vogue present.

NYFW’s official TikTok web page additionally joined in on the enjoyable by posting a video of the California native on Sunday, February 12, and referenced his function on the HBO hit collection.

“Hello. That is Jon Gries and I’m right here on the Eckhaus Latta’s present, and there are undoubtedly some high-end gays,” Gries quipped within the clip, quoting Jennifer Coolidge’s character.

When requested if anybody was going to be murdered throughout the present — Coolidge, 61, famously yells “these gays try to kill me” throughout The White Lotus’ season 2 finale — Gries replied, “They’re simply murdering us with stunning concepts.”

Gries starred because the Legally Blonde actress’ husband Greg Hunt on seasons 1 and a couple of of The White Lotus, which premiered in July 2021. Whereas the darkish comedy is an anthology collection, Coolidge and Gries have been the one two characters to return for season 2.

Sequence creator Mike White had his causes for bringing the Finest In Present actress — and subsequently her on-screen husband — again for one more installment.

“As a result of the seasons are so thematically completely different, the places are completely different, the solid is usually completely different, it felt like it will make sense to have anyone be the connective tissue between the 2 seasons. And if we went to Italy with out Jennifer, she can be so mad,” White informed Selection in November 2022. “Clearly folks cherished her and she or he’s my buddy. So, it simply made sense that it will be Jennifer.”

Whereas Coolidge’s character didn’t survive the season — because of Gries’ Greg orchestrating her demise — whether or not the Rundown star will seem in season 3 of The White Lotus is unknown.

For now, Gries is busy making appearances on the catwalk — together with one other certainly one of his White Lotus costars. Stefano Gianino, who portrayed Niccolò on season 2 of the collection, walked the runway for Louis-Gabriel Nouchi’s exhibiting at Paris Trend Week final month.

“My first vogue present!” he wrote by way of Instagram on the time alongside a snap of himself from the present. “I (didn’t) count on it! AMAZING EXPERIENCE! I met stunning folks with large hearts!”